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Miracle turn franchise's first triple play

Twins prospects Lopez, Miller, Paul make history in 10-inning win
August 31, 2017

With two men on and nobody out, Sean Miller saw his third baseman, Brandon Lopez, get one quick out, then turn toward him. The second baseman immediately thought two words as the ball was heading his way."Oh, no."Adding that it was an "excited 'Oh, no,'" the 22-year-old made the catch

Miracle Turn First Triple Play in Team History in Win

Lopez, Miller and Paul Turn Three
August 30, 2017

ST. LUCIE, Fla. (August 30, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle (41-22) turned their first triple play in the 26-year history of the franchise during their 4-3 extra-inning win over the St. Lucie Mets (27-39) on Wednesday night. Chris Paul socked a three-run home run to help lower Fort Myers' magic

Rooker's Foul Pole Shot Caps Season's Biggest Comeback

Ninth Straight Win Snaps Yankees' Streak
August 18, 2017

TAMPA, Fla. (August 18, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle (36-18) used Brent Rooker's go-ahead home run in the seventh inning to cap their largest comeback win of the season, a 7-6 win over the Tampa Yankees (36-16). The Miracle came back from a 6-0 deficit to claim their ninth straight

Marlins acquire four prospects in Phelps deal

Outfielder Hernandez, Lopez, Miller, Schiraldi headed to Miami
July 20, 2017

The Marlins acquired Brayan Hernandez, the Mariners' No. 6 prospect, in a five-player deal that sent veteran reliever David Phelps to Seattle on Thursday afternoon.Phelps was shipped west by Miami in exchange for four prospects, including the 19-year-old Hernandez, an outfielder who signed with the Mariners out of the Dominican

Palacios Completes Miracle Comeback with Walk-Off Double

4-3 Win Against Mets in Game One
July 15, 2017

FORT MYERS, Fla. (July 15, 2017) - Jermaine Palacios capped a ninth inning comeback with a walk-off double for the Fort Myers Miracle (16-5) in the series opening game against the St. Lucie Mets (8-14). The 4-3 win for Fort Myers allows them to hold their firm lead on first place

Miracle Add New Group to Roster for Second Half

MWL All-Star Jermaine Palacios Headlines Call Ups
June 23, 2017

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (June 23, 2017) - The Fort Myers Miracle, Advanced-A affiliate of the Minnesota Twins, have announced the following roster moves:RHP Dereck Rodríguez, IF Alex Perez, and C Brian Navarreto have been promoted to Double-A Chattanooga.SS Jermaine Palacios , OF Jaylin Davis , C Mitchell Kranson , IF Brandon Lopez and

Kernels and Twins announce a series of roster moves

June 23, 2017

Cedar Rapids, IA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels and Minnesota Twins announce a series of roster moves involving eight position players. Brad Steil, Director of Minor League Operations for the Twins, announced the moves.Infielders Jermaine Palacios and Brandon Lopez, catcher Mitchell Kranson and outfielder Jaylin Davis have all been promoted

Kernels Capture Playoff Berth with 16-3 Rout

Cedar Rapids to reach playoffs for fifth consecutive season
June 18, 2017

CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA - The Cedar Rapids Kernels clinched the 2017 Western Division First-Half Wild Card spot Sunday by defeating the Clinton LumberKings, 16-3, in front of a season-high 3,926 fans at Perfect Game Field at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The Kernels qualified for the Midwest League playoffs for the fifth

Kernels Slide Past River Bandits, 10-5

Cedar Rapids wins opener at Quad Cities, drops magic number to three
June 13, 2017

DAVENPORT, IOWA - All nine Cedar Rapids Kernels batters reached safely Tuesday as Cedar Rapids claimed a 10-5 victory to open a three-game series against the Quad Cities River Bandits at Modern Woodmen Park. Cedar Rapids' magic number to clinch a playoff berth is three after Tuesday's triumph over the